Ellis crowned Harriers’ top newcomer

PUBLISHED: 10:23 08 December 2017

Exmouth Harriers award winners (left to right); Terry Oldham, Hannah Bown, Chairman Anthony Hatchard, Simon Minting, Amy Tew and Rob Ellis.

Exmouth Harriers award winners (left to right); Terry Oldham, Hannah Bown, Chairman Anthony Hatchard, Simon Minting, Amy Tew and Rob Ellis.

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At the end of a remarkable year, which has seen increased participation in a diverse range of running events, numerous team and individual successes, many new members and invaluable contributions from volunteers, Exmouth Harriers had plenty of nominations for their club awards, writes Cathy Newman.

The winners received their trophies on Friday. Rob Ellis - having set personal bests for 5k and 10k, won the Crediton Crunch and run impressive relay legs in the Exeter and Erme Valley relays - won the newcomer’s award.

Jamie Palmer was again the winner of the Male Vet prize: he is ranked 10th M45 in the UK for his half marathon personal best of 71:58 set in Manchester; he also set a new best for 10k and had 11 category wins including the prestigious Bath and Manchester half marathons. Simon Minting was voted best male athlete: he set a half marathon personal best this year, finished 1st in 29 park runs and was a member of the club relay team at Erme Valley and Exeter.

Hannah Bown was again voted top Female Vet. Her year included a marathon personal best set whilst representing the England V35 team in Chester, a sub 90 half marathon and a team gold medal for Devon in the SW Half Marathon championships.

Amy Tew was voted top female athlete; she recorded huge marathon and half marathon personal bests.

The Chairman’s Award, given for outstanding services to the club, went to Terry Oldham.

Terry is an indefatigable organiser of off-road scenic runs and a vital contributor to club competitions; not surprisingly, he was a very popular choice.

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